Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Chelicerata > Class Arachnida > Subclass Acarina > Suborder Prostigmata > Superfamily Halacaroidea > Family Halacaridae

Isobactrus Newell, 1947

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted


Isobactrus cryptorhynchus (Trouessart, 1901)
Isobactrus hartmanni Bartsch, 1972
Isobactrus levis (Viets, 1927)
Isobactrus peregrinus Bartsch, 1998
Isobactrus ponticus Bartsch, 2000
Isobactrus pulchellus Bartsch, 1975
Isobactrus rugosus Bartsch, 1975
Isobactrus setosus (Lohmann, 1889)
Isobactrus ungulatus Bartsch, 1975
Isobactrus uniscutatus (Viets, 1939)


original description

Newell, I. M. 1947. A systematic and ecological study of the Halacaridae of eastern North America. Bull. Bingham oceanogr. Coll., 10: 1-232.

basis of record

Bartsch, I., 2001. Acarina - Halacaridae, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 237-241

additional source

Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.

additional source

Bartsch, I., 1993. A Synopsis of the Antarctic Halacaroidea (Acari). Synopses of the Antarctic Benthos. Koeltz Scientific Books, Koenigstein, 176.

additional source

Bartsch, I., 2006. Halacaroidea (Acari): a guide to marine genera. Org. Divers. Evol. 6(2): 103-108.

additional source

Abé, H., 1998. Rhombognathine Mites. Taxonomy, Phylogeny, and Biogeography. Hokkaido University Press, Sapporo, 219 pp.



External Links



Bartsch, I. (2014). Isobactrus Newell, 1947. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:114787

Dr. Reinhard Gerecke. Isobactrus K. H. Viets, 1939. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=174531




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